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some shot. great play from kim clijsters here in this third set. it's put her six points from the final. dick: seven forehand winner. seems like she's delivered more. >> out. john: just long. zvonareva already there. taking the winner tomorrow at 8:00. dick: 6-6, 6-3 for vera zvonareva. she knocks out the number one seed, wozniacki. john: heavy hitting from venus. this is the type of opportunity she needs to take advantage, cash in on these second serves. even better. don't even have to hit it.
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dick: fourth double fault. three in this set from clijsters. john: i would suspect kim would try to spin a first serve in here. dick: husband brian nervously watching. clijsters serving from the tough end. tough wind end. it blowing into that north end. you would think you could hit it as hard as you want but then it still flies long. and a double fault right back to back. have we seen this from the other end, it was venus williams who went into double fault shot late in the second set. including the tie-break. break point, venus williams. for 4-4.
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oh, my. two double faults and a big miss from clijsters and we're even at 4-4 in the final set. john: certainly returned the favor there that venus gave her in the second set tie-break. venus was off the court, she didn't need to swing at that. she was there quickly. she could have blocked that ball to the open court. but she chose to go for it all. missed well long. dick: she enjoyed a run of games where she played terrific tennis. error-free almost. and now a match even, a set all, 4-4. a date in the championship final tomorrow night on the line. >> fault.
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john: remember what happened to venus williams when she played that poor tie-break. she got off to the slow start. it's almost impossible to let go of that. this is what kim is facing now herself. giving back that service break point. dick: beautifully executed, backhand winner, clijsters. she had to laser it down the line. john: she absolutely did. because venus was looking to just put away that volley.
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but she did come in toward the center of the court and kim saw that line was open. dick: in. how about that from defense-offense? wow. john: a fantastic lob. you can see that ball spinning back toward clijsters. venus did well to get it back. dick: she did. mary: at this stage in the match with so much on the line, these two great athletes who can do so much offensively and defensively, you don't think your punches, do you? this is just about who gets it
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done. dick: talent will and belief -- talent, will and belief. 15-30. if you're just joining us, we're live from new york. the arthur ashe stadium court. the u.s. open championship semifinals. and venus williams, a two-time champion, again kim clijsters, a two-time champion. it's one set all, 4-4, 30-30. final set. vera zvonareva has won the other spot in the final she won the semifinal that preceded this one over caroline wozniacki, the number one seed. windy conditions, double faults have been part of the story.
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john: that ball toss way far to her right. this is going to be a tricky second serve at this critical stage. dick: way off the mark. double fault. break point, clijsters. john: you can feel the tension in the air, she held off and waited. it was an accident waiting to happen. dick: both women have donated games with double faults. sister serena williams unable to compete, looking on. what a lobby clijsters. kill them with kindness.
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clijsters will serve for the championship final when we championship final when we return. with my buddy mike, who is a terrible, terrible dancer. he's actually right behind... what up, mike? hey, dude! [ laughs ] yeah, this is how he dances. uhhh! [ laughs ] it's, uh, haunting. anyway, while i was away, the e-trade machine... thanks, martha. ...worked its technomagic, triggered my stop loss orders, saved me a pantload! [ pilot ] please fasten your seatbelts. dad? no, mike, that's the pilot. he's making an announcement! dad? ugh. [ male announcer ] upgrade to first class investing technology at e-trade.
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the contrast of infinite black. the clarity of fast-switching phospors. the smoothness of 600 hertz. all come together to create what cnet calls one of the best 2d tvs they've ever tested. the viera full hd 3d tv from panasonic. dick: this enthusiastic crowd on tennis' largest arena, cheering both players back to the court. clijsters serving 5-4, for the championship final. and she and the fans will long
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remember that incredible lob by to break venus williams in the last game and give her the lead. john: she hesitated for that brief moment, watching. clijsters was able to get that ball off her and hit that great top-spin lob. dick: let's go back to that shot. john: this can happen to the best of them. it just did there. he see her, she hits the ball, she stops, thinking it may go long. just that little bit of hesitation and being a little too close to the net cost her the break.
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what an effort by clijsters after having been broken, to break venus williams against the wind. dick: nervous smile from husband brian as kim clijsters, two points from tomorrow nile night's final -- night's final. john: and suddenly, when you thought venus was back into it, it's clijsters with two match points. >> fault.
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dick: tomorrow night's final for the u.s. open title will feature vera zvonareva against the two-time defending champion kim clijsters. two of the game's best. what a show at arthur ashe stadium today. 4-6, 7-6, 6-4, clijsters advances with her 20th straight u.s. open match win.
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andrews. no winds to speak of tomorrow. no advisories for the bay or tidal potomac. upper 70s tomorrow. clouds come in. 75 on sunday. again, most of the showers in the morning and early afternoon and looks very light at this point. like less than a tenth of an inch. not going to do much good in terms of the fire danger. and then we clear out again on monday. temperatures around 80 and great in the 70s on tuesday, wednesday and thursday. >> sounds good. >> this has been a modified version of 9 news now at 6:00 but we are so glad you joined us. derek will fill you in on the day's news in a couple of minutes on the other side of the break. he's going to come in for 9 news now at 7. have a great weekend an we hope to see you at or seats that flip and fold with one hand. you could switch for up to 600 highway miles on a single tank of gas. or the hundred-thousand mile powertrain warranty. over a thousand people a day are switching to chevy.
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CBS Evening News With Katie Couric
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